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A late goal two seconds from full time by Chris Ciriello won the Kookaburras the World League Semi Final tournament in the most dramatic of circumstances, earning a 1-0 victory over hosts Belgium.
The Kookaburras marched into the semi-final of the Hockey World League after overcoming a dogged and physical Ireland 4-1 in an absorbing quarter-final in Antwerp.
The Kookaburras bounced back after a disappointing defeat by Great Britain, knocking the hosts off a 6-1 victory in their second warm-up match at Bisham Abbey.
HOCKEY: The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has announced the Australian men’s and women’s hockey teams nominated by Hockey Australia for the Commonwealth Games, which begin next month in Glasgow. Both teams are looking to defend the titles won four years ago.
HOCKEY: Australia’s men’s hockey team has been crowned world champions once again after an emphatic 6-1 win over World Cup hosts and Olympic silver medallists, the Netherlands.
HOCKEY: With Dutch goalkeeper Jaap Stockmann seemingly impenetrable in the final, it was always going to take something extraordinary for the Kookaburras to win the Champions Trophy.
HOCKEY: The Victorian women defeated NSW and the Queensland men overcame West Australia to take home the Australian Hockey League titles over the weekend.
The Kookaburras are the number one team in the world and over the past few years have accrued nearly every possible accolade there is. But this July they are ready to trade it all in for one thing – Olympic gold.